The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier
Editor 

Board Caps School Teams – Brevard NC

 

October 20, 2016



In response to a state mandate allowing sixth grade students to participate in middle school interscholastic sports, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved a plan limiting the number of participants on middle school athletic teams Monday night.

School board members previously expressed their reservations about having sixth graders participate, but in compliance with the law decided to allow them to play on middle school teams.

“We’ve been told that we have to do this,” said board member Marty Griffin, who served as a coach and athletic director when working...



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